WBJournal | Government & Politics http://www.wbjournal.com/ Get the latest news about Government & Politics en-us <![CDATA[Worcester implements new rules for night club crowds, drinking]]> 2017-11-17T10:52:39
Worcester bars and nightclubs will be subject to new regulations inten
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<![CDATA[Retail sales boost eyed for holidays]]> 2017-11-17T09:51:39
Sometimes timing is everything. Massachusetts retailers are buoyant ab
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<![CDATA[WPI researcher targets fake news with $516K federal grant]]> 2017-11-16T10:56:43
Misinformation and fake news spread like wildfire on the internet, inf
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<![CDATA[Baker gets key small business insurance extension]]> 2017-11-15T14:20:23
The Baker Administration has secured federal approval to extend small
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<![CDATA[GM executive creating diversity in manufacturing]]> 2017-11-14T14:26:30
Worcester native Ken Barrett, the global chief diversity officer for G
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<![CDATA[DPH: Overdose deaths down 10 percent]]> 2017-11-14T11:08:45
Opioid overdose deaths in Massachusetts declined by 10 percent in the
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<![CDATA[MassDevelopment seeking builder for Worcester building]]> 2017-11-13T13:46:38
MassDevelopment, the state's development arm, is seeking developers fo
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<![CDATA[Petersham looks to market 118-year-old inn]]> 2017-11-13T11:30:16
Petersham town officials are again looking to take the burden of the 3
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<![CDATA[Mass. woman-owned business growth slow]]> 2017-11-13T11:09:20
The number of woman-owned firms in Massachusetts has grown at a notabl
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<![CDATA[Senate passes Mass. healthcare bill ]]> 2017-11-13T10:43:16
A sweeping package of reforms that supporters said will fix broken ele
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<![CDATA[Get Devens a proper workforce]]> 2017-11-13T06:00:00
Can Devens fulfill its promise as a place where Boston and Cambridge t
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<![CDATA[DiNatale energizes Fitchburg's economy ]]> 2017-11-13T06:00:00
His connection to the community is precisely why Mayor Stephen DiNatal
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<![CDATA[How to manage business losses after severe weather]]> 2017-11-13T06:00:00
In the aftermath of a severe weather event, businesses face the unenvi
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<![CDATA[Little Leaf grows lettuce year-round without human hands]]> 2017-11-13T06:00:00
The farm of the future is in a nondescript greenhouse down a wooded re
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<![CDATA[After 100 years, Devens has become a technology hub]]> 2017-11-13T06:00:00
A century after it opened as a military base, Devens has become a cent
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<![CDATA[Framingham pushes economic development with new strong mayor]]> 2017-11-13T06:00:00
With the election of Yvonne Spicer, the community once dubbed America'
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<![CDATA[WBDC secures manufacturing campus land]]> 2017-11-10T11:20:25
The Worcester Business Development Corp. and the state signed a land d
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<![CDATA[Danforth Museum to open at FSU in 2019]]> 2017-11-09T13:17:16
The Danforth Art Museum will open as a part of Framingham State Univer
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<![CDATA[22 participate in North Central Chamber leadership program]]> 2017-11-09T11:11:20
The North Central Massachusetts Chamber of Commerce has begun its Comm
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<![CDATA[Framingham/Worcester MBTA schedule to change]]> 2017-11-09T10:30:05
The MBTA and operating partner Keolis Commuter Services announced on W
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